Educator Network

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The CSO wants to get to know you in order to support and provide opportunities for learning and collaboration. Our events and continuing education opportunities are intended to engage and inspire teachers with relevant topics, applicable learning and fun. Through our free workshops, events and network communication, we hope to build a long-lasting relationship with the educators in the region.


Our Educator Workshops are always free and eligible for CEUs. We design and schedule them to address topics of interest as indicated by educator feedback and suggestion. Additional Educator events are planned throughout the year to stay in touch with the CSO. If your district is interested in an on-site professional development session or workshop, let us know and we can arrange them on an individual basis.

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Upcoming Educator Events

Drum up some fun at our Summer Social, co-presented by Melodic Connections! This casual meetup will be a time to relax, catch up, and unwind before the school year begins, plus we'll have the option to join in a drum circle led by Melodic Connections! This event is FREE and no RSVP is necessary. All educators & friends are welcome. For questions, contact 

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 4pm - 7pm, Fretboard Brewing (5800 Creek Road, Blue Ash OH 45242)

Learn the care and maintenance for your voice both in the classroom and in performance. Studies show, "20% of teachers report missing work due to voice concerns" (Roy, 2004). This workshop, led by Katie Davidson, will provide educators with evidence-based information on vocal wellness, as well as provide resources to preserve and effectively use your voice. This workshop is CEU-eligible and free. RSVP to    

Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10:30am - 12pm, Taft Suite at Music Hall (1241 Elm St. Cincinnati)

Katie Davidson, M.A., CCC-SLP, is a Speech Language Pathologist working for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  Her passion lies in the care and treatment of the voice.  She received her Master’s in Speech Pathology from the University of Cincinnati and her Bachelor’s in Voice Performance from Bowling Green State University.  Katie has presented at national and state conferences, as well as locally to educators, fitness instructors, and professional voice users. 

Past Events

  • Workshop: Self-Care Day, May 2019
  • Workshop: Conducting Master Class with John Morris Russell, March 2019
  • Educator Appreciation Night at the CSO, November 2018
  • Workshop: World Instruments and Roots of Rhythm with Dr. Craig Woodson, September 2018
  • Educator Summer Social at Rhinegeist, July 2018


The CSO, through membership in the League of American Orchestras and the Greater Cincinnati Alliance for Arts Education (affiliate of the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education), works to advocate for continued access and support to arts education for students in Ohio.

As part of the GCAAE's advocacy efforts, we are collecting belief statements for arts education to be shared as an advocacy tool with state representatives. To share why you value the arts in Ohio, complete the belief statement form below.  


Share your belief statement for Arts Ed Advocacy

League Statement of Common Cause for Music Education

For questions about Educator Workshops or Events, contact Becky Spiewak at or 513.744.3347.